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Nurse Practitioner

Employer
The Rotherham NHS Foundation Trust
Location
Rotherham
Salary
£35,392 to £42,618 per annum, pro rata
Closing date
16 Jul 2024

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Profession
Nurse
Grade
Band 6
Hours
Part Time
Rotherham Sexual Health Service

Band 6 Sexual Health Nurse Practitioner (22.5 hours per week)

12 months fixed term

An exciting opportunity has arisen to recruit an enthusiastic, motivated registered Nurse to the Integrated Sexual Health Team in Rotherham to cover maternity leave. We are passionate about constantly improving our service and delivering high quality care to our Patients.

The successful applicants will be required to deliver Patient care and manage all areas within the department demonstrating professionalism, clinical expertise with excellent communication skills in all aspects of their work. The work is varied and includes conducting consultations for both contraception and STI screening. Working from PGD to dispense both contraceptive and STI treatments, STI management & results management is also required as part of the role. The provision of LARC methods, including sub dermal implant insertion and removal, and completing vasectomy assessments and assisting with the procedure is part of the role.

Main duties of the job

The successful candidate will be expected to be flexible to meet the needs of the service. The service opens Mondays to Saturday, incorporating four late evenings until 7.30pm, and is located within The Rotherham NHS Foundation Trust. The service delivers outreach clinics managed by the Nurses.

You will join a team of friendly skilled experienced Doctors, sexual health / HIV Nurses, Health Advisors and Admin staff responsible for delivering a high standard of care to Patients. We have a full in-house audit and training program. The successful candidate will receive extensive support from the senior Clinicians and Nurses in enhancing their existing practitioner skills in contraception and sexual health, through internal and external training packages.

If you would like to bring your experience to the team, together with the ambition to develop further skills in all aspects of sexual health, then we would like to hear from you.

About us

The Rotherham NHS Foundation Trust (TRFT) is a combined acute and community Trust serving our local population of around 270,000 people. Our vision is to always act the right way and be proud to provide exceptional healthcare to the communities of Rotherham.

As a Trust we are on a journey to excellence and our people and culture are at the heart of everything we do for patients. In the latest NHS Staff Survey, we are the second most improved Trust in England for would you recommend the Trust as a place to work?, and were one of the most improved for staff engagement overall.

But dont just take our word for it each year hundreds of colleagues receive nominations for our Excellence and Proud awards, showcasing our brilliant people and recognising their achievements. Our people make a difference to the lives of patients every day and we are proud of the improvements we are making.

All of our 5,100 colleagues are key to our improvement journey, and we are continuing to improve our services by upholding the Trusts values of Ambitious, Caring and Together. If you are passionate about making a difference, then please apply to join us on our journey to excellence.

Job description

Job responsibilities

Please see attached job description and person specification for full details of the role and responsibilities.

Person Specification

Qualifications

Essential

  • ENB 901/8103 or equivalent course in Reproductive Sexual Health.
  • ENB 276(equivalent experience/course in sexual health.


Desirable

  • ENB 998 (or equivalent)
  • ND FRSH
  • First degree in Nursing or equivalent, portfolio evidence.
  • Family Planning certificate(R71,ENB901 or equivalent)
  • STIF Course


Experience

Essential

  • Working in multi -disciplinary teams
  • Experience of working with young people, vulnerable people in society
  • Experience of safeguarding
  • GUM/FP/HIV experience or attended sexually transmitted infections (STIF) course.


Desirable

  • Registered nursing qualification recognised by the NMC


Knowledge

Essential

  • A comprehensive knowledge of current practice and issues related Reproductive Sexual Health & Health Promotion.
  • Sound knowledge of sexual health issues, STIs including HIV.


Desirable

  • Awareness of Sexual Health Strategy, HIV and national priorities.
  • Demonstrate evidence of on-going post registration development.
  • Understanding of Clinical Governance
  • Knowledge of child protection and other legislation relating to sexual health service provision.


Employer details

Employer name

The Rotherham NHS Foundation Trust

Address

Rotherham Nhs Foundation Trust

120 Moorgate Road

Rotherham

South Yorkshire

S60 2TY

Any attachments will be accessible after you click to apply.

C9165-24-06-061

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